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Enjoy independent living in Raleigh, a great community in Wake County, North Carolina. Get around the city with the metropolitan area's top public transportation system. The Capital Area Transit and the Triangle Transit provide bus services throughout the city. Raleigh has a great walkability score throughout many neighborhoods. Depending on the independent living community, you may be able to walk, jog, or bicycle anywhere you want to go. Great places to start includes the Red Hat Amphitheater located next to the three-story, 500,000 square-foot Raleigh Convention Center or see the 77-acre Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek. Find an independent retirement community today in Raleigh that's a perfect fit for all your needs.

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  • Independence Village of Olde Raleigh

    Independence Village of Olde Raleigh

    3113 Charles B. Root Wynd, Raleigh, NC 27612
    (56)
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    Stand tall at Independence Village of Olde Raleigh, where the natural beauty of our community's surroundings blends perfectly with the modern-day amenities offered in our updated studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes. Wall-to-wall carpet and mini-blinds on all windows provide the comforts of...

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  • Overture Centennial NOW OPEN

    Overture Centennial NOW OPEN

    600 Bilyeu St, Raleigh, NC 27606
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    Under construction, opening Early 2020- Welcome to Overture Centennial, a place to rediscover yourself (and your retirement), in the comfort of a community designed with you in mind. We give you the means to live an active and fulfilled life; you create the experience. With access to an abundance of...

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  • Magnolia Glen

    Magnolia Glen

    5301 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
    (28)
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    Scheduled for completion in Fall 2002, Magnolia Glen is a full-service rental senior living community. Nestled on 12 wooded acres, this state-of-the-art retirement community will offer independent and assisted living in a beautiful park-like setting. Choose from patio homes or spacious apartments...

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  • Brookdale North Raleigh

    Brookdale North Raleigh

    1200 Carlos Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609
    (36)
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    Our exceptional senior care community offers independent living services for seniors in Raleigh, N.C., which is renowned for its high quality of life. With pet-friendly apartments designed to feel and function like home, a jam-packed activities calendar and upscale conveniences, our community is the...

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  • Overture Crabtree 55+ Apartment Homes  - (NOW OPEN)

    Overture Crabtree 55+ Apartment Homes - (NOW OPEN)

    4408 Marriott Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612
    (5)
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    Welcome to Overture Crabtree, a place to rediscover yourself (and your retirement), in the comfort of a community designed with you in mind. We give you the means to live an active and fulfilled life; you create the experience. With access to an abundance of unique and convenient amenities that...

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  • Treeo Senior Living Raleigh

    Treeo Senior Living Raleigh

    2722 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27616
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    Treeo Raleigh offers high-quality independent living and access to assisted living services through licensed providers in Raleigh, North Carolina. Located in the heart of the South, our community exudes southern hospitality, capturing the warmth and friendliness of our city.

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  • Capital Oaks Retirement Resort

    Capital Oaks Retirement Resort

    6498 Ray Road, Raleigh, NC 27613
    (28)
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    Capital Oaks is the perfect choice for people with a passion for living who are looking for comfort, independence, security, convenience, and a friendly community in the place they call home. Month-to-month rent for studio, 1, 2, & 3 bedroom suites provide all-inclusive services including Freedom...

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  • Whispering Pines

    Whispering Pines

    7501 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27615
    (27)
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    At Whispering Pines, we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities and pour coffee at mealtime while taking the time to get to know each of our residents...

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  • Abbotswood at Stonehenge

    Abbotswood at Stonehenge

    7900 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613
    (15)
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    Life at Abbotswood at Stonehenge is comfortable and convenient with all the pleasures of home and none of the responsibilities. Whatever your interests and desire for activity, you are free to enjoy the company of friends at community social events, participate in educational enrichment programs and...

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  • The Cambridge at Brier Creek (Opening Late 2021)

    The Cambridge at Brier Creek (Opening Late 2021)

    7780 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617
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    We believe every day is an opportunity for Optimal Living® – from your community, to your health, to your overall well being. Perfectly situated between Raleigh and Durham, our Brier Creek location provides the best of both worlds – from cultural events to outdoor adventures, and everything in...

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  • Atria Oakridge

    Atria Oakridge

    10810 Sandy Oak Lane, Raleigh, NC 27614
    (19)
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    Atria Oakridge offers residents a lively social atmosphere while taking care of the housekeeping, cooking, and even transportation. Whether escaping with a good book on our patio or cheering on your favorite team in our sports lounge, your time is truly yours. We offer educational and cultural...

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  • Verena at Bedford Falls

    Verena at Bedford Falls

    1580 Dunn Rd., Raleigh, NC 27614
    (1)
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    Do you love natural beauty, or is it the buzz of city happenings that you prefer? At Verena at Bedford Falls (formerly The Aspens at Bedford Falls), one of the True Connection Communities, you don’t have to choose. We are ideally situated in a quiet neighborhood, only a stone’s throw from the...

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  • The Gardens at Wakefield

    The Gardens at Wakefield

    12800 Spruce Tree Way, Raleigh, NC 27614
    (25)
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    The Gardens at Wakefield provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. The Gardens at Wakefield is located in Raleigh, NC, the capital and second largest city in the state. The community is conveniently located in the northeast corner of Raleigh with close proximity to...

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  • Waltonwood Lake Boone

    3550 Horton St., Raleigh, NC 27607
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  • Waltonwood - Cary

    Waltonwood - Cary

    750 SE Cary Parkway, Cary, NC 27511
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    When only the best will do…Look to Waltonwood for Luxurious Senior Living which redefines retirement living! At Waltonwood, our goal is not to be just another Senior Community. But rather, our goal is to ensure each resident and family member is treated with dignity and respect while striving to...

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  • Preston Pointe

    Preston Pointe

    1995 NW Cary Pkwy, Morrisville, NC 27560
    (5)
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    Preston Pointe is the perfect mix of upscale senior living and Southern charm. Our philosophy of always making you feel welcomed, valued and at home in a friendly and luxurious space sets us apart from other retirement communities in the research triangle. We offer the best characteristics of owning...

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  • Jordan Oaks

    Jordan Oaks

    10820 Penny Road, Cary, NC 27518
    (33)
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    Jordan Oaks provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in the majestic beauty of the North Carolina countryside, you'll be delighted by your decision to move in with us at Jordan Oaks. The air is pure, the winters are mild and Cary has been ranked the safest...

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  • Overture Cary (Opening Spring 2021)

    Overture Cary (Opening Spring 2021)

    1055 Hatches Pond Lake, Morrisville, NC 27560
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    Opening in Spring 2021, Overture Cary, a Greystar Community, is an active adult community complex beautifully located in the heart of the Research Triangle. Overture Cary has a variety of floor plans to choose from that perfectly fit each lifestyle with modern, spacious features that add to the way...

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  • The Reserve at Mills Farm (Opening Summer 2020)

    The Reserve at Mills Farm (Opening Summer 2020)

    2030 Laura Duncan Rd, Apex, NC 27523
    (1)
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    Independent Living NOW OPEN! NOW ACCEPTING Assisted Living and Memory Care reservations! Sales Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am - 6:00 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm If these time frames do not work with your schedule please call Kim Dahl to make an appointment outside of these...

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  • Cambridge Village of Apex

    Cambridge Village of Apex

    10000 Cambridge Village Loop, Apex, NC 27502
    (63)
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    Welcome to Cambridge Village of Apex - The Triangle Area's Leading Choice for Independent Living among Retirement Communities! We think older adults are looking for more than bingo and ice cream socials. While safety, security, nutrition and socialization still rank the highest in terms of...

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  • The Lodge at Wake Forest

    The Lodge at Wake Forest

    1151 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (13)
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    The Lodge at Wake Forest has been voted "Best of the Best" in senior living for 7 years in a row. We are managed by Holiday Retirement, who pioneered Independent Living in 1971. The Lodge offers everything our residents need under one roof: billiard and game room, chapel, beauty salon, library,...

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  • Bartlett Reserve

    Bartlett Reserve

    300 Meredith Drive, Durham, NC 27713
    (36)
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    Bartlett Reserve is an independent living community located in Durham, NC, in the heart of the Triangle area near Research Triangle Park. The team at Bartlett Reserve sought to create an entirely new independent senior living concept, blending the needs of today’s seniors with 4-star level...

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  • Atria Southpoint Walk

    Atria Southpoint Walk

    5705 Fayetteville Road, Durham, NC 27713
    (18)
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    Atria Southpoint Walk encourages active older adults to spend their time as they wish, knowing everything from housekeeping to cooking and even transportation is handled for them. Our convenient location a short distance from shopping, restaurants, universities and parks, combined with a robust...

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  • Durham Regent

    Durham Regent

    3007 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705
    (37)
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    Durham Regent provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Tucked away in a quiet corner of Durham Chapel Hill, you'll love the vibrant community steeped in rich academia and a proud sports tradition with Duke University and the University of North Carolina both nearby....

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  • Emerald Pond

    Emerald Pond

    205 Emerald Pond Lane, Durham, NC 27705
    (47)
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    Emerald Pond provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on a peaceful 100-acre nature preserve that features ponds, walking trails and abundant wildlife, Emerald Pond is the home you're looking for in Durham. Our community was ranked the #1 Foodiest Small Town...

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  • Twin Rivers Senior Independent Living

    Twin Rivers Senior Independent Living

    25 Rectory Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312
    (4)
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    Twin Rivers is a warm and inviting, affordable living option for Independent Seniors who seek the convenience of service enhanced housing. We are located in historic, Pittsboro, NC. This is just 15 minutes from Apex and about 30 minutes from Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. Our one bedroom...

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  • Bayberry Retirement Inn

    Bayberry Retirement Inn

    2002 Woodland Ave, Sanford, NC 27330
    (4)
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    Bayberry Retirement Inn offers a cozy homelike atmosphere. From the moment you enter Bayberry you feel the welcome warmth of home. Friendly and caring staff members, who know your name and needs, are available to assist you 24/7/365. At Bayberry we keep it simple. One low monthly rate includes ALL...

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  • Parkwood Village & The Landing

    Parkwood Village & The Landing

    1720 & 1730 Parkwood Boulevard, Wilson, NC 27893
    (2)
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    Parkwood Village and The Landing is where luxury and small town charm meet. It is located in the heart of Wilson, North Carolina. From a caring, dedicated support team to a broad range of services and amenities, Parkwood Village and The Landing provide you with the lifestyle you want and a place you...

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  • Stoneridge

    Stoneridge

    105 Convention Dr, Cary, NC 27511
    (18)
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  • Overture Chapel Hill (Opening Fall 2020)

    Overture Chapel Hill (Opening Fall 2020)

    5910 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
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  • Veranda at Whitted School

    200 East Umstead Street, Durham, NC 27707
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Raleigh, North Carolina

Independent Living

Many seniors may be able to live without assistance, but cost of owning a home might be a deterrent to enjoying an otherwise independent life. Independent Living Communities provide a great alternative to this situation. Meals, recreational activities and housekeeping duties are handled for you while you are free to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they prefer. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always utilize the services of private health care professionalls. There are a variety of advantages and costs to consider when selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are covered in the service plan: Waiting list deposit, utilities, internet access, housekeeping, wellness program, field trips, parking, and move-in fee. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include transportation, fitness center & swimming pool, game/TV room, security guards, healthcare center, laundry service, concierge services, and community activities.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate, in particular humidity and air quality, is a significant influence in selecting which location is the right fit for your family. Monthly, Raleigh gets approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically occurs in September with an average of 6 inches in a month. For snowfall, Raleigh experiences an average of 3.70 inches of snow. During the summer months, Raleigh is around 80F. The summer high is at approximately 93F during the month of July. The lowest summer temperature drops to around 65F in June. In wintertime, the average temperature drops to approximately 45F. The peak winter temperature gets to around 58F in the month of February. The low winter temperature is about 31 F during the month of January. On average, Raleigh has a humidity rating of approximately 68%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in August at about 74%. On average, the air quality index rating in Raleigh is around 46.3. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score is at its peak in June at approximately 56.6. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Raleigh has a humid subtropical type of climate.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals might be a significant consideration when determining the best destination for you or your loved one. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Raleigh which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Raleigh include Duke Health Raleigh Hospital, Rex Hospital, and Wakemed-raleigh Campus.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a major factor in deciding which care option works for you or your loved one. Raleigh has a sales tax of 4.75%. Monthly, the median rent in Raleigh is $1,287 and the median home value for Raleigh is around $224,877. The rent burden for Raleigh is around 17.6% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Raleigh 18.0% have a graduate degree, 15.6% have a high-school diploma, and 49.9% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Raleigh is 2.6% mixed race, 4.6% other or not specified, 11.0% Hispanic, 28.9% black, 59.0% white, 4.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.3% Native American. In terms of crime, Raleigh has 5.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 33.1 property crimes per 1000 residents. In the previous presidential election, 57.4% voted Democrat, 5.5% voted for a third party candidate, and 37.2% voted Republican in Wake county. Out of the total city population, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. In Raleigh, 18.6% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.7% are over the age of 60, 3.9% are over the age of 70, and 2.3% are over the age of 80. The median age of Raleigh is 33 years old. The current population of Raleigh is growing at a rate of 0.008%. Raleigh has a population density of 1,235 people per square mile. In Raleigh, 56.6% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Raleigh, out of the total population 0.9% practice Judaism, 0.5% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.8% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Raleigh 14.1% are Baptists, 10.2% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 5.6% are Methodists. Out of the total population of Raleigh, 8.6% have some form of disability, 14.0% live in poverty, 11.9% do not have health insurance, and 71.2% participate in the labor force. In Raleigh, 5.8% of the people are veterans. Raleigh is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

The natural beauty of North Carolina is ranked 36th in the nation. The state of North Carolina has 123 hospitals and 236 health centers, providing care to a population of 10,497,679. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital. The state of North Carolina has a cost of living index of 94.0 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.6 and a housing index rating of 83.1. Overall, North Carolina ranks 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 46% of North Carolina residents voted Democrat and 50% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. Thirty-nine percent of North Carolina residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 15,737 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of North Carolina is around 4.20 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 9.06 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in North Carolina is around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in North Carolina drops to around 41F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 62F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 19F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in North Carolina is 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 45.3 AQI. North Carolina experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 77%. While residents of North Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Carolina can include hurricanes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of winged elm, yellow passionflower, dwarf crested iris, and atlantic white cedar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the amberjack, the red wolf, the groundhog, or the gray and red foxes. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.

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